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interwar

[in-ter-wawr] /ˌɪn tərˈwɔr/
adjective
1.
occurring during a period of peace between two wars, especially between World War I and World War II.
Origin of interwar
1935-1940
1935-40; inter- + war1
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  • Several of the interwar composers were still active in 1970, together with new younger composers.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Most members come from peasant or worker families and are veterans of the communist movement of the interwar period.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The music of the interwar composers showed the influence of German romanticism and postromanticism and of modern French music.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for interwar

interwar

/ˌɪntəˈwɔː/
adjective
1.
of or happening in the period between World War I and World War II
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